Sunday’s online concert by the Hausmann Quartet offered two unusually rewarding compositions in addition to Haydn’s D Major Quartet, Op. 20, No.4: Graźyna Bacewicz’s String Quartet No. 4 from 1951 and Angélica Negrón’s “Marejada,” written just last year.
To open Friday’s online symphony concert “Elegies and Serenades,” San Diego Symphony Music Director Rafael Payare chose Carlos Simon’s striking 2015 “Elegy: A Cry from the Grave.”
With headliners such as Wynton Marsalis and the Joffrey Ballet on the La Jolla Music Society’s virtual marquee, the company’s community outreach and educational programs strive mightily for public attention. But the change to online education and outreach has opened encoouraging new possibilities for these programs.
Thanks to the pandemic, it has been a full year since San Diego Opera has enjoyed the luxury of presenting opera at the San Diego Civic Theatre—or any other theater, for that matter. But David Bennett, the company’s creative General Director, has successfully created drive-in opera presentations that give the San Diego opera public live…
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